Secondary

Year 7 and 8 Midsummer Night’s Dream Recap

30 April 2021 Jen N 0

On Monday, 26 April, the AISHK auditorium was transformed into a whimsical wood somewhere beyond the city walls of ancient Athens for a live performance of William Shakespeare’s A Midsummer Night’s Dream. As the lights rose to illuminate the stage, the student MCs, Ivana Yue and Lily Cladingboel from Year 9, stepped into the spotlight to introduce the cast and kick […Read more]

Primary

[Deputy Head of Primary] English Curriculum Focus

30 April 2021 Jen N 0

Critical thinking, creativity, collaboration, communication and information literacy are the top 5, 21st Century skills. Such skills are central to our students’ learning and development, at the core of this is teaching English.  Within three strands Language, Literacy and Literature, the ACARA curriculum encourages students to learn to think imaginatively, creatively, to analyse, to rationalise and most importantly to communicate.  […Read more]

Secondary

[Student Report] Year 8 Health Careers Talk

29 April 2021 Jen N 0

Three medical specialists, Dr Hannah Riedy, Regan Robinson and Dr Nikki Kitikiti, visited AISHK on Wednesday, 24 March, to share insights to Year 8 students who have been studying health sciences.  The talk gave us the opportunity to learn more about the careers in the field. They covered the fields of clinical psychology, physiotherapy and a doctor/ commissioner in public health […Read more]

Secondary

[Deputy Head of Secondary] Homework in Secondary

23 April 2021 Jen N 0

There has always been vigorous debate among educators about the pros and cons of homework. At AISHK, we believe that homework in Secondary school can greatly enhance learning by allowing students to hone and practise the key skills of each subject, as well as developing qualities like self-discipline and a positive work ethic. The challenge for teachers is to set […Read more]

Secondary

[Interim Deputy Head of Secondary Message] Wellbeing in Secondary

23 April 2021 Jen N 0

Like all sound educational approaches, our Pastoral Care program shifts and changes depending on the needs of our students. In our context and with the complexities of living in a time of flux, we must check in regularly with our young people in order to continue to foster connections and conversations. At AISHK our approach to pastoral care involves a […Read more]

Community

Anzac Day Visual Recap | Message from The Australian Consulate

23 April 2021 Brigitte McNamara 0

Each year AISHK commemorates Anzac Day with a ceremony held on our school field, welcoming students, parents, staff, the AISFL Board and members of our school’s founding associations. This year, in order to observe the Hong Kong Government’s directives, we held a smaller-scale ceremony on our field which was livestreamed to the community. Please find the event program here and below. […Read more]

Primary

[Deputy Head of Primary Message] Term 2 Week 2 Update

23 April 2021 AJ Dyka 0

Today was a very important day in our school calendar as we remembered the sacrifices and service of Australian and New Zealand servicemen and women during our Anzac Day service. Joined by special guests, the school came together to commemorate the occasion. I would like to give a special mention to our Head Girl, Gemma Hobson and Head Boy, Thomas […Read more]